Residential Support Worker

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Heathlands School, St Albans

Required as soon as possible

Residential Support Worker

Heathlands is a special school for deaf children aged 3-16 set in beautiful grounds close of the city of St Albans.  The residential sector caters for up to 20 weekly boarders and the provision has consistently gained outstanding Ofsted reports.  Safeguarding is at the top of our agenda.

We are seeking a full time Residential Support Worker.  An NVQ3 in Child Care and experience of work in a residential setting would be advantageous.  The ability to communicate in sign language or commitment to learn is essential and training will be given.

Salary range H4: £17,772 - £19,430 depending on qualifications and experience. 

Additional allowances are paid for sleep-in duties which are undertaken on a rota basis. Currently up to £3,389.60 (sleep in) and £560.08 - £612.33 (for unsocial hours).

Heathlands is committed to safeguarding pupils and this post will require an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this position, please return your completed Application form and Person Specification form to:

The Headteacher, Heathlands School, Heathlands Drive, St Albans, Herts. AL3 5AY.  (   Tel. 01727 807807

All forms are available from our school website –

Closing date: 10 January 2018 @ 12:00 noon



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Contact details

Mrs D. Jones-Stevens , Headteacher
Heathlands Drive St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 5AY

Telephone: 01727 807807
Fax: 01727 754064